2009 General Audit Management (GAM) Conference: Session Detail

CS2-4: MONDAY MARCH 16, 2009, 12:45-1:55 p.m.

Taking a New Look at SOX

Robert W. Rudloff, Jr., CIA, CFE
Vice President, Internal Audit, MGM MIRAGE
  • Consider how in today's economy, positions oftentimes are eliminated or combined without consideration to the internal control systems that organizations painstakingly developed.
  • Hear about how internal auditing is being expected to do much more with its limited resource pool.
  • Discuss how internal auditing has moved to consider critical changes in our business structures and the impact of those changes on our controls.
  • Learn about how internal auditing can be leveraged best to work effectively and efficiently under the SOX umbrella.



Presenter Biography: Robert W. Rudloff, Jr., CIA, CFE

Bob Rudloff is responsible for directing the companywide internal audit program at all MGM-owned and operated properties. He is a 27-year veteran of the gaming industry. Prior to joining MGM MIRAGE, Rudloff was director, Internal Audit Services with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he served diverse clients such as Starbucks Coffee Co., Overture Services, Gemstar-TV Guide, Hypercom, Hyatt Gaming, and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. He was also corporate director, Internal Audit for Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts, Inc.; director, Internal Audit for the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort and Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino; and internal audit manager with Harrah's casinos. Rudloff serves as chairman of The IIAs Professional Conferences Committee.

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